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The LTTE, after being defeated militarily, is now attempting to use its ‘white collar’ activists to achieve its objectives, the Foreign Ministry quoted Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama as saying.

The Foreign Minister cautioned that countries such as Sri Lanka and the Maldives were vulnerable to such threats and that it would be in the interest of the two countries to share important information with each other and other member countries of the SAARC, the Foreign Ministry added.

According to the Foreign Ministry the views were expressed by Minister Bogollagama during a meeting with his Maldivian counterpart Dr. Ahmed Shaheed. The two Foreign Ministers also discussed issues pertaining to a MoU on Intelligence Cooperation existing between the two countries and the need for the Maldives to join the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD).  (Daily Mirror online)
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  • Monday, 22 February 2010 07:51 PM

    IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT SRI LANKA GUARDS IT'S COASTAL BELT, 24/7!

    Monday, 22 February 2010 08:04 PM

    Because of the 30 year 'curse' of terrorism, Sri Lanka has every right to warn other countries, which could fall into the same 'hell.' Fortunately, we had a leader who had the 'backbone' to fight terrorism.

    Tuesday, 23 February 2010 05:57 AM

    Leave the Maldivians alone.If you want cheaper UMBALAKADA,Tell Min. Bandula without going round in circles.

    Monday, 22 February 2010 11:07 PM

    Conspiracy theories seem to provide the best explanations for all our problems ...

    Tuesday, 23 February 2010 12:07 AM

    First protect civilians, in this country, before going to advice others. Maldives is far more advanced, than Sri Lanka, in protecting its people.

    Tuesday, 23 February 2010 12:43 AM

    Sri Lanka is now a "big fish" in this part of the ocean! All we need is good old Bogs to do a "charge of the light bfrigade".

    Tuesday, 23 February 2010 01:15 AM

    It's a moral responsibility of Sri Lanka to protect and give support to the countries in South- Asia to eliminate terrorism.

    Tuesday, 23 February 2010 02:11 AM

    Do not advise about vote rigging.

    Tuesday, 23 February 2010 06:58 AM

    Great, you are looking for re-election... now tell SF is part of it.. great therory to win votes...

    Tuesday, 23 February 2010 07:02 AM

    Trying to distract Sri Lankans from the fact that the government has no right to detain SF.

    Tuesday, 23 February 2010 02:35 PM

    Leader with a Backbone!!!

    Tuesday, 23 February 2010 07:05 AM

    Bull chit you are talking about Maldives what about our IDPS

    Tuesday, 23 February 2010 02:39 PM

    Keep it up rohitha. we need all the help.

    Tuesday, 23 February 2010 02:59 PM

    Our white collar workers does not contribute much to the country. They depend on the productivity of the poor blue collar workers in and outside the country to bring in all wealth for their pay check

    Tuesday, 23 February 2010 04:00 AM

    The person who really fought till end is in custody, unfortunately

    Tuesday, 23 February 2010 07:39 AM

    Some logic from a useless source.

    Monday, 22 February 2010 04:50 PM

    Having 132 ministers in this puny island is the worst "white collar" crime.
    Forst clean up your house and the useless junkets before preaching to the SAARC or whatever.

    Monday, 22 February 2010 04:51 PM

    Maldivian tourist sector feels threated after we gained peace.
    Lanka as a tourist destination is a better value proposition.Anton Balasingham got on a sea plane from Male due to LTTE links in Male.

    Monday, 22 February 2010 05:06 PM

    the relation country of India is growing many terror group please stop people going to india.

    Monday, 22 February 2010 05:25 PM

    Very Correct My Dear !.

    Monday, 22 February 2010 05:49 PM

    'Fly a kite'!

    Tuesday, 23 February 2010 05:04 AM

    To not only fight terrorism, your leader had the backbone also to kill civilians in group

    Monday, 22 February 2010 06:37 PM

    He and his cronies do not want other nations to interfere with Sri Lanka, but they would like to interfere with the Maldives. Let the Maldivian government govern the Maldives! They are a far better government than you lot in Sri Lanka.

    Tuesday, 23 February 2010 08:53 AM

    In the name of terrorism you are trying to eliminate a race. Destroy its national indentity, its culture and still you call yourself Buddhist. What a JOKE

    Tuesday, 23 February 2010 08:54 AM

    well said mate


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